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Gain national recognition by winning a 2017 SSTI Creating a Better Future Award

May 18, 2017

The 2017 SSTI Creating a Better Future Award provides the perfect opportunity to show other practitioners, as well as policymakers, the success you have achieved at creating a better future for your region through science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. To be eligible, submit a brief application that highlights one of your organization’s most successful initiatives. Award categories encompass research; entrepreneurship and capital; competitive industries and economic opportunity; and, recognition for the most promising initiative. Check out the categories and more information at sstiawards.org.

Visit our SSTI awards resources page for the call for applications, writing samples, and to listen to the information call.

Don’t delay – deadline for applications is May 26. 

Listen to the first two recordings of the 2017 SSTI Creating a Better Future Awards podcast to hear from last year’s award winners on  best practices while also gaining insight into what makes an award-winning innovation economy initiative. Available podcasts include:

Join us on Thursday, May 25, (2 p.m. EDT) for the final podcast of 2017 with the Idaho National Laboratory: Idaho Rural Partnership. Register Today!